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Sub Specialty:
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
189 Patient
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UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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October 17, 2019

Dr. Monaco performed very delicate brain surgery on me in 2015. His expertise, professionalism, knowledge and bedside manner are the primary factors in a successful surgical outcome and my ability to recover quickly and get my life back on track. I would and have highly recommended him to others who would benefit from his skill.

October 17, 2019

He answered questions and explained the medical procedure he would provide to help relieve me of pain so I can work.

October 17, 2019

Dr. Monaco was thorough in his explanations, interested in our concerns, and determined to continue with my treatment.

September 26, 2019

Dr. Monaco and his assistant were excellent.

September 19, 2019

Dr. Monaco is great. Careful, attentive, and the outcome from my procedure couldn't have been better.

September 19, 2019

Dr Monaco is a Godsend. I trust him fully. He is a class act and very professional.

September 05, 2019

Dr Monaco explained my condition and treatment options in great detail. he answered all questions.

August 29, 2019

I have all of the confidence in Dr. Monaco and his team and would never want to see another doctor.

August 15, 2019

the staff was very professional and very friendly. this staff is the best. they check to make sure appt is okay for us since we travel a distance.

August 09, 2019

The immediate response and immediate availability was exceptional. Dr. Monaco was professional, courteous, and listened carefully to my current condition. Equally important was the immediate follow up with care and concern and the option to see him again if conditions worsen. I have recommended Dr. Monaco to others and would continue to as needed.